crazy\ bone

crazy\ bone
1. the place at the back of the elbow that hurts like electricity when accidentally hit.

He hit his funny bone on the arm of the chair.

2. • informal crazy bone
Sense of humor; understanding jokes.

Her way of telling the story tickled his funny bone.

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